As the spring season blossoms into summer, don't let your smile take a back seat to the sun. Your smile is a valuable asset that you can confidently display to friends, family, colleagues, and others. If you're struggling with insecurities about your teeth, our team is here to help you achieve the smile you desire.
According to a study by the American Dental Association (ADA), 28-29% of people surveyed indicated that the appearance of their mouth and teeth impacted their ability to interview for a job. Additionally, 25% of adults (and 35% of young adults) admitted to avoiding smiling due to dissatisfaction with their teeth, while 20% of adults (and 33% of young adults) experienced anxiety about revealing their smile. Common teeth insecurities include gaps, crookedness, discoloration, and chips.
Fortunately, modern technology provides several treatment options that can help you create a beautiful smile to be proud of. For instance, professional teeth whitening, dental veneers, dental crowns, orthodontic treatment, and dental implants can all help you achieve your desired smile.
Maintaining proper oral hygiene is also crucial for a healthy smile. You should brush your teeth twice a day, floss once a day, use mouthwash, avoid smoking or using tobacco, eat a healthy diet, and drink plenty of water. It's also essential to visit your dentist twice a year for regular dental cleanings and exams. Additionally, wearing a mouthguard when playing contact sports or engaging in high-risk activities can help protect your teeth from damage.
If you're struggling with confidence in your smile, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with our office in Edina, MN. Our team can answer any questions you may have about treatments and help you find the right solution for your smile. Your dental health should not be a hindrance in any way, schedule your consultation today!